As a new school year begins and I contemplate getting shot, I just hope it doesn’t happen this […]

There are perfect songs (depending on one’s taste, perhaps “Like a Rolling Stone,” “Crazy,” or “Paranoid”) and there […]

Ray Padgett’s Cover Me gives the prestige treatment to the humblest of album afterthoughts and concert crowd pleasers:  […]

First of all, as a Democrat, this needs to be said: to Hell with Joe Manchin. He has […]

As one of a smallish group of liberal Appalachian ex-pats, I have always considered myself an ambassador for […]